Windows OS Migration Software: Migrate OS to New Hard Drive
"The hard drive of my Dell laptop is too old to work usually. So recently I bought a new hard drive (SSD) to replace it for better performance. But here a problem comes to me: how can I transfer the system to a new hard drive without reinstalling the system and programs? "
Why You Need OS Migration Software
Many users encounter such a problem when trying to upgrade system disk to a newer or larger one. Generally, there are two ways to change the old hard drive to a new one. The first way is to re-install the Windows system (OS) and all the programs on the new hard drive (HDD/SSD). But most users don't want to choose this method because it is complicated. And the second way is more straightforward: copying or cloning system partition from the old hard drive to a new drive. But to achieve this goal, you have to use an OS migration software.
Migrate OS to SSD with Easeus OS Migration Software
To ensure that you can successfully transfer the Windows system without data loss, you need to find a reliable OS migration software. Here we recommend you EaseUS partition magic software. The program is an all-in-one partition management tool. Here are the features of EaseUS Partition Master:
- Migrate OS to SSD to speed up Windows with ease.
- Adjust a partition to a larger or smaller one for users' needs.
- Merge partitions into a larger one without losing data.
- Convert between the MBR and GPT disk, the Logical and Primary partition, the Dynamic and Basic disk.
Please download the software on your computer and follow the guide below to migrate OS to SSD.
Note: The operation of migrating OS to SSD or HDD will delete and remove existing partitions and data on your target disk when there is not enough unallocated space on the target disk. If you saved important data there, back up them to an external hard drive in advance.
Step 1. Run EaseUS Partition Master, select "Migrate OS" from the top menu.
Step 2. Select the SSD or HDD as the destination disk and click "Next".
Warning: the data and partitions on the target disk will be deleted. Make sure that you've backed up important data in advance. If not, do it now.
Then click "Migrate" to continue.
Step 3. Preview the layout of your target disk. You can also click the disk layout options to customize the layout of your target disk as you want. Then click "Proceed" to start migrating your OS to a new disk
The Bottom Line
As you can see, even if you don't know much about partition, with EaseUS Partition Master, you can clone a hard drive in a few steps without difficulty. Besides, it enables users to extend the C drive without data loss, merge unallocated space to existing drive, and convert the disk from MBR to GPT and vice-versa. That is to say, EaseUS Partition Master is not a one-time software, but a software that can provide you with continuous partition management service. Do not hesitate, download it now and have a try!
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Author Jean has been writing tech articles since she was graduated from university. She has been part of the EaseUS team for over 5 years. Her special focuses are data recovery, disk partitioning, data space optimization, data backup and Mac OS. By the way, she's an aviation fan!
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